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Old 04-29-12, 09:53 PM   #1
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My top speed has really picked up with the new chain oil formula.

Wow this chain new oil formula I came up with really works -0)
Check out my top speeds.

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/172676566

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/171457544

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Old 04-29-12, 10:00 PM   #2
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108 mph is decent by any standards! Well done!
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Old 04-29-12, 10:02 PM   #3
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I am not sure what's up with the Garmin, everything else seems to be in order.
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Ok send me the formula.
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Old 04-30-12, 07:41 AM   #6
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Nothing out of the ordinary; these speeds are entirely consistent with the kinds of claims made every day on Bike Forums.
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Old 04-30-12, 07:41 AM   #7
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Chain oil? You better keep those brakes in good tune.
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Old 04-30-12, 08:05 AM   #8
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I assume you were spinning out. That's like terminal velocity falling from an airplane isn't it?
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That was just a peak speed. When you get your average speed up to that, I'll be impressed
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I assume that was well over 400 Watts.
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225 max cadence is pretty good regardless of what gear
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Wow this chain new oil formula I came up with really works -0)
Check out my top speeds.

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/172676566

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/171457544
I can see getting that improvement with new handlbar tape or maybe a seat post. But chain lube? Comeon!
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Saw over 60mph up hill on an MTB on a wet long ride in 94. Surprising thing was that This was the only occurence on the ride- distance measured right and average speed according to time taken was correct. End of the ride and could not turn it off so had to take the battery out and some brown peaty coloured gunge came out with it. Dried the battery- put it back in and the computer still worked properly till I lost it a year or so later.
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Old 04-30-12, 03:27 PM   #15
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The chain oil I use is bar chain oil for chain saws. Used it for years though and of course its not my formula. I didn't even notice it till a friend of mine pointed it out to me. Oh well sometimes stuff just happens I guess.
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I'm assuming one of your major ingredients is snake oil?
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Who's putting it on the chain? It's obviously being injected!

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I think it's not so much the lubricating qualities... since you must have been coasting the chain was static.

Maybe it's an anti-wind resistance property of the stuff.
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The chain oil I use is bar chain oil for chain saws.
Oiling your Garmin is generally not recommended.
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